Добавил:
Upload Опубликованный материал нарушает ваши авторские права? Сообщите нам.
Вуз: Предмет: Файл:
Oxford practice grammar.doc
Скачиваний:
1186
Добавлен:
22.03.2015
Размер:
7.83 Mб
Скачать

1 Past continuous or simple? (a-b)

David is always having accidents. His girlfriend Melanie is talking about some of the accidents. Write her sentences from these notes. Each sentence has one verb in the past continuous and one in the past simple.

  • when / he / carry / a suitcase / he / drop / it / on his foot When he was carrying a suitcase, he dropped it on his foot.

  • he / break / his leg / when / he / ski He broke his leg when he was skiing.

  1. he / sit down / on a chair / while / I / paint / it

  2. as / he / run / for a bus / he / collide / with a lamppost

  3. his hair / catch / fire / when / he / cook / chips

  4. when / he / hold / a beautiful vase / he / suddenly / drop / it

  5. he / sit / in the garden / when / a wasp / sting / him / on the nose

2 Past continuous or simple? (a-b)

Put in the correct form of the verb.

Rita: I hear the lights (►) went (go) out in your flats last night.

Emma: Yes, (►) / was watching (I / watch) a documentary on TV when suddenly

(1)……….. (we / lose) all the power. But

(2)………………………… (it / come) on again after about ten minutes.

Vicky: Rachel (3)…………………………… (come) down the stairs when the lights

(4)…………………………… (go) out. She almost (5)…………………………. (fall) over.

Daniel: Matthew and I (6)……………………. (play) table tennis at the time.

Andrew: (7)……………… (I / work) on the computer.

  1. (I / lose) a whole hour's work. But this morning

  2. (I/get) up early and (10)……………………… (do) it again.

3 Past continuous or simple? (a-c)

Find the second part of each sentence. Put each verb into the correct form.

  • Vicky (have) a beautiful dream when she (touch) the wire.

  • When Andrew (see) the question, when I (find) a £10 note in it.

  1. The train (wait) when the alarm clock (ring).

  2. I(read) a library book the crowd (rush) in.

  3. Sarah (have) an electric shock he (know) the answer immediately.

  4. When the doors (open), they (see) that the sun (shine).

  5. When the campers (wake), when we (arrive) at the station.

  • Vicky was having a beautiful dream when the alarm clock rang.

  • When Andrew saw the question, he knew the answer immediately. 1

2

3

4

Test 2 Past simple and past continuous (Units 8-10)

Test 2A

Put in the past simple of the verbs in brackets.

► The car stopped (stop) at the lights.

  1. We…………………….. ... (leave) the cinema before the end of the film.

  2. The streets…………………………. (be) crowded with people.

  3. My grandmother……………………… (die) last year.

  4. Everyone…………………………. (have) a marvellous time.

  5. We……………………………… (not / like) the food they gave us.

  6. Claire……………………………. ... (go) to Egypt last month.

  7. The accident……………………….. (happen) last weekend.

  8. It………………………….. (not / be) a very comfortable journey.

  9. I…………………………………… (know) that ages ago.

Test 2B

Write a second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first. Use the word in brackets.

► There were lights on the spacecraft, (had) The spacecraft had lights on it.

  1. I had my old coat on. (wearing)

  2. I was on holiday, and you were on holiday, too. (we)

  3. It isn't true that I made a mistake, (didn't)

  4. The boys were in the middle of a game of cards, (playing)

  5. No one told me about the change of plan, (know)

  6. My friend was the winner of the competition, (won)

  7. Is it a fact that the Romans built this wall? (did)

Test 2C

Lorna Bright is a long-distance walker. Look at this part of her diary describing a morning's walk along the coast. Write the missing words. Use one word only in each space.

It was a fine day (►) when I started out on the last part of my walk around the coast of Britain. The sun was(l)……………………….. , and a light wind (2)………………………… .. blowing from the south-

west. I was pleased that it (3)…………………………… raining. I knew by now that I

(4)………………………………like rain. In fact I (5)…………………………… it.

I (6)…………………………. ... along the cliff top and then down into the lovely little fishing village of

Wellburn, past a cafe where people (7)…………………………….. having morning coffee. Three miles past

Wellburn I (8)…………………………. down for five minutes and (9)………………………….. a drink.

Now it (10)…………………………… getting warmer, so I (11)………………………….. off one of my

sweaters. 1(12)………………………… stop for long because 1(13)………………………… to reach

Seabury by lunch-time. (14)……………………………. I finally got there, it (15)………………..

just after half past twelve.

Test 2D

Each of these sentences has a mistake in it. Write the correct sentence, The hotel were very quite.

The hotel was very quiet.

  1. It was peaceful, and-the birds-were sing.

  2. 1 washed my hair when the-phone rang.

  3. You came to the club last night.

  4. It taked ages to ge home.

  5. 5. We tried to keep quiet because the baby sleeping

6 As I was watching him, the man was suddenly running away.

  1. We pass a petrol station two minutes ago.

  2. Everything was seeming OK.

  3. Where bought you that-bag?

  4. When I heard the alarm I was having-the-room immediately.

Test 2E

Complete the sentences. Put in the correct form of each verb. Use the past continuous or past simple. ► When Martin arrived (arrive) home, Anna was talking (talk) to someone on the phone. Martin started (start) to get the tea.

  1. I…………………………. (lie) in the bath when the phone……………………………. (ring). It ………………………(stop) after a few rings.

  2. I t……………………………… (be) cold when we ... (leave) the house that day, and

alight snow………….. (fall).

3 Your friend who…………….. (come) here the other day ……………………. (seem)

very nice. I………………….. (enjoy) meeting her.

4 When I……………………………… (see) the man, he (stand) outside the bank.

He……………………………… (have) a black baseball cap on.

  1. When I……………………………. ... (open) the cupboard door, a pile of books (fall) out.

  2. I………………………… (walk) along the street when I suddenly…………………………….. (feel) something hit me in the back. I ……………………………… (not / know) what it was.

We………………………………………. (go) to London yesterday, but on the way

We………………………………….. (hear) about a bomb scare in Oxford Street. So

We…………………………………… (drive) back home straightaway.

8 Something very strange .………………………….. (happen) to me on my way home from work yesterday afternoon. I ………………………….. (drive) along the bypass at the time. Suddenly

I…………………………. (see) my mother in the seat beside me. But she died three years ago.

11 The present perfect (1)

The present perfect tells us about the past and the present.

The aircraft has landed means that the aircraft is on the ground now.

Соседние файлы в предмете [НЕСОРТИРОВАННОЕ]